Great streaks of acidity cut across the ripe fruit. The wine has touches of toast from the 20% wood aging, along with a steely, more mineral character. These combine well with the peach and ripe apple flavors. Drink from 2015.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.